Clyde Takeguchi Sensei – 2016 Seminar

A Seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Sensei Dates: Jan 23 - Jan 24 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for our annual winter seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Shihan. Clyde Sensei was Fran Sensei's teacher during her stay in Washington, DC. He is a wonderful person and an inspiring Aikido teacher.  The mid-winter blahs won't catch up to you. Clyde Sensei's dynamic and inspirational Aikido instruction will get you smiling on the mat and off. Times: Registration: 9:30am Sat: 10:00 am – 12 noon and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon *Regular Children & Youth Class is cancelled on Saturday, January 23rd. They are welcome to attend the seminar that morning and train with the adults from 10 - 11 am. Prices: Full seminar - $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only - $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Sunday or Half Day Saturday - $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors) More about Clyde Takeguchi Sensei ... Clyde Takeguchi Shihan is the founder and director of Capital...
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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2015 Seminar

A seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, 6th dan Dates: Friday October 30th, Saturday October 31st, Sunday, November 1st Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for a weekend seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei. We have been privileged to host her seminars at our dojo for over twenty years. Each visit is a special treat. Mary Sensei's understanding seems to deepen in the intervening year and every seminar with us she brings more to share with participants on the mat. Mary Sensei’s Aikido instruction is inspiring, and her teaching works profoundly on body and mind. Times: Fri: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Sat: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon Prices: Friday or Half Day – $40 / $30 (students & seniors) Saturday only – $80 / $60 (students & seniors) Full seminar – $100 / $80 (students & seniors) Saturday & (Friday or Sunday) – $90 / $70 (students & seniors) For more than forty years, Mary Heiny Sensei has followed a...
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Clyde Takeguchi Sensei – 2015 Seminar

A Seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Sensei Dates: Jan 31 - Feb 1 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for our annual winter seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Shihan. Clyde Sensei was Fran Sensei's teacher during her stay in Washington, DC. He is a wonderful person and an inspiring Aikido teacher.  The February blahs won't catch up to you. Clyde Sensei's dynamic and inspirational Aikido instruction will get you smiling on the mat and off. Times: Registration: 9:30am Sat: 10:00 am – 12 noon and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon *Regular Children & Youth Class is cancelled on Saturday, February 1st. They are welcome to attend the seminar that morning and train with the adults from 10 - 11 am. Prices: Full seminar - $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only - $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Sunday or Half Day Saturday - $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors)   More about Clyde Takeguchi Sensei ... Clyde Takeguchi Shihan is the founder and director of Capital Aikikai. Takeguchi...
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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2014 Seminar

A seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, 6th dan Dates: Saturday and Sunday, November 1 & 2 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for a weekend seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei. We have been privileged to host her seminars at our dojo for over twenty years. Each visit is a special treat. Mary Sensei's understanding seems to deepen in the intervening year and every seminar with us she brings more to share with participants on the mat. Mary Sensei’s Aikido instruction is inspiring, and her teaching works profoundly on body and mind. Times: Sat: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon Prices: Half Day – $40 Saturday only – $80 Full seminar – $100 For more than forty years, Mary Heiny Sensei has followed a path of physical and spiritual inspiration as a student and teacher of Aikido. She started this journey in 1965 after watching O'Sensei teach a class at Hombu Dojo in Tokyo, Japan. The effect of this...
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Shugyo Dojo 30th Anniversary: Special Classes and Celebration

In October 1984, Fran Sensei started teaching morning classes at the downtown Y. This was the start for what has become Aikido Shugyo Dojo. Please join us for a weekend seminar and the party to celebrate our 30 years. The 30th Anniversary Seminar will take place at our dojo on Saturday & Sunday, November 29 & 30. Please note that for this seminar, kids are invited to the first class on Saturday, after which there will be photos taken. The regular Saturday kids class at noon is cancelled. Saturday, Nov 29 10 to 11 - Fran Turner Sensei 11 to noon - Gabe DiMarco Sensei Lunch break 2 to 3 - Stefan Barton Sensei, Golden Triangle Aikikai 3 to 4 - Fran Turner Sensei Sunday, Nov 30 10 to 11 - Gabe DiMarco Sensei 11 to noon - Fran Turner Sensei The party takes place on Saturday evening, November 29. Details to follow. ...
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Clyde Takeguchi Sensei – 2014 Seminar

A Seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Sensei Dates: Feb 1 & 2 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for our annual winter seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Shihan. Clyde Sensei was Fran Sensei's teacher during her stay in Washington, DC. He is a wonderful person and an inspiring Aikido teacher.  The February blahs won't catch up to you. Clyde Sensei's dynamic and inspirational Aikido instruction will get you smiling on the mat and off. Times: Registration: 9:30am Sat: 10:00 am – 12 noon and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon *Regular Children & Youth Class is cancelled on Saturday, February 1st. They are welcome to attend the seminar that morning and train with the adults from 10 - 11 am. Prices: Full seminar - $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only - $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Sunday or Half Day Saturday - $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors)   More about Clyde Takeguchi Sensei ... Clyde Takeguchi Shihan is the founder and director of Capital Aikikai. Takeguchi...
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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2013 Seminar

A seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, 6th dan Dates: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 1, 2, and 3 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for a weekend seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei. We have been privileged to host her seminars at our dojo for over twenty years. Each visit is a special treat. Mary Sensei's understanding seems to deepen in the intervening year and every seminar with us she brings more to share with participants on the mat. Mary Sensei’s Aikido instruction is inspiring, and her teaching works profoundly on body and mind. Times: Fri: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Sat: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon Prices: Friday or Half Day – $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only – $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Full seminar – $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) For more than forty years, Mary Heiny Sensei has followed a path of physical and spiritual inspiration as a student and teacher...
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Clyde Takeguchi Sensei – 2013 Seminar

A Seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Sensei Dates: Feb 2 & 3 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for our annual winter seminar with Clyde Takeguchi Shihan. Clyde Sensei was Fran Sensei's teacher during her stay in Washington, DC. He is a wonderful person and an inspiring Aikido teacher.  The February blahs won't catch up to you. Clyde Sensei's dynamic and inspirational Aikido instruction will get you smiling on the mat and off. Times: Registration: 9:30am Sat: 10:00 am – 12 noon and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon *Regular Children & Youth Class is cancelled on Saturday, February 2nd. They are welcome to attend the seminar that morning and train with the adults from 10 - 11 am. Prices: Full seminar - $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only - $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Sunday or Half Day Saturday - $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors)   More about Clyde Takeguchi Sensei ... Clyde Takeguchi Shihan is the founder and director of Capital Aikikai. Takeguchi...
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Mary Heiny Sensei – 2012 Seminar

A seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, 6th dan. Dates: November 2, 3, and 4 Aikido Shugyo Dojo invites you to join us for a weekend seminar with Mary Heiny Sensei, a long-time friend of the dojo. Heiny Sensei's Aikido is dynamic and subtle, and her teaching works profoundly on body and mind. Times: Fri: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Sat: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am – noon Prices: Friday only - $40 ($30 for Students & Seniors) Saturday only - $80 ($60 for Students & Seniors) Full seminar - $100 ($80 for Students & Seniors) Saturday plus Friday or Sunday - $90 ($70 for Students & Seniors) For more than forty years, Mary Heiny Sensei has followed a path of physical and spiritual inspiration as a student and teacher of Aikido. She started this journey in 1965 after watching O'Sensei teach a class at Hombu Dojo in Tokyo, Japan. The effect of this first encounter has inspired her through long hours of training...
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2012 Posture Seminar with Laura Holmes Sensei

Laura Holmes, 4th dan, taught a recent mini-seminar which focused on posture, which is the March practice theme for Aikido Shugyo Dojo. She led us through a series of tai sabaki practices and waza to help us become more aware of how we hold our bodies and how paying attention to body alignment can create more ease and freedom as we train. In the mini-seminar Laura demonstrated how awareness of posture benefits the Aikidoist whether he/she is in the role of uke or nage. ...
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